University of Illinois Extension- Cook County

University of Illinois Extension's Cook County Unit offers practical, research-based education to improve people's lives and communities through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work. 

Through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work, Cook County Extension's programs are aimed at making life better, healthier, safer and more prosperous for individuals and their communities. Cook County Extension offers educational programs in five broad areas:

  • Healthy society
  • Food security and safety
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Sustainable and profitable food production and marketing systems
  • Enhancing youth, family and community well-being

Learn more about University of Illinois' Extenstion Program in Cook County